Bicycle Basics – Parent and Child Workshop - Afternoon

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The Rediscovery Centre, The Boiler House, Ballymun Road, Ballymun, Dublin 9
Feb 26, 2022 2:00:00 PM - Feb 26, 2022 3:30:00 PM
Family - EUR 1.00
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Event Description:
Once children are using their own bikes it won't be long before they need a bit of maintenance.  This workshop is designed for a child and an accompanying adult to participate together and it teaches the children how to do basic maintenance on their bikes. This workshop is suitable for children aged 6 to 11 years old.

It will be a combination of demonstration and hands on activities on children's bikes provided for the class.

This will include:

- Basic rules for nuts and bolts
- Checking for loose bearings
- Adjusting saddle height
- Checking wheel nuts are tight
- How to know what size of wheel a bike has
- How to pump up a tyre
- Finding punctures in an inner tube
- Checking and tightening brakes
- Oiling chains
- Giving the bike a quick clean

*Child must be accompanied by one adult
*Suitable for children aged 6 to 11 years old
*Due to the COVID-19 restrictions we have the following guidelines in place:
In order to protect visitors and staff, it is mandatory that adults to wear a face mask during their visit. If visitors arrive without a mask there will be some available to purchase in our Ecostore. Visitors will not be able to join a tour/workshop until they are wearing a face mask. If you have any queries in relation to bikes please email Mark at [email protected]

Event Date and Time:
Saturday 26th February 2022, from 2.00pm until 3.30pm

Event Location:
The Rediscovery Centre, The Boiler House, Ballymun Road, Ballymun, Dublin 9

Event Price: €25 (1 Adult 1 Child)

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